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[ecrea] Tenure Track Assistant / Associate position in Strategic Communication

Thu Apr 02 00:39:34 GMT 2015

Tenure Track Assistant / Associate position in Strategic Communication at University of Hawai'i

Assistant or Associate Professor in Strategic Communication: Position No.
82294, University of Hawaiʻi, College of Social Sciences, School of
Communications, permanent, general funds, full-time, 9-month, tenure-track
appointment, to begin August 1, 2015, subject to position clearance and
availability of funds


Teach courses in strategic communications with a focus on organizational
communication and public relations at both the undergraduate and graduate
levels, as well as additional communication courses such as introduction to
communication, capstone in communication in communities, and communication
theory. Supervise Communication MA and interdisciplinary Communication and
Information Sciences (CIS) PhD students; share in academic advising of
undergraduate students, including student club (PRSSA) and seek extramural
funding; publish scholarly, peer-reviewed research in areas of expertise;
and provide service to the department, university, and community.

Minimum Qualifications:

Assistant Professor: PhD in Communication or related field from an
accredited college, university or foreign equivalent completed by date of
hire. Demonstrated ability to teach graduate and undergraduate courses
related to strategic communications, such as public relations and
organizational communications. Expertise in digital media, digital
communication or strategic digital communication. Demonstrated potential
for/or established national reputation in strategic communication,
particularly in public relations and organizational communications, as
evidenced by peer-reviewed publications.

Associate Professor: In addition to the Assistant Professor as stated
above, minimum of four (4) years of full-time college or university
teaching at the rank of Assistant Professor with evidence of increasing
professional maturity; documentation of high quality teaching performance,
scholarly achievement judged competent and adequate for rank in comparison
with peers active in the same field at major research universities;
continued evidence of participation in the scholarly and academic affairs
of a university.

Desirable Qualifications:

Demonstrated research interest in Hawaiʻi and/or the Asia-Pacific region.
Ability to teach graduate courses in communication theory and research
methods. Ability to teach large, introductory courses related to
communication. Evidence of ability to generate extramural funding.

Salary Range: Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

To apply:

Apply online at for position
number 82294 by submitting the following: 1) cover letter, 2) curriculum
vitae, 3) complete academic transcripts (copies are acceptable, however,
original official transcripts will be required prior to employment), 4)
sample of published work, 5) statement of teaching philosophy, and 6)
evidence of teaching ability. ABDs must also submit a letter from their
committee chair attesting that dissertation and all degree requirements
will be complete by date of hire.

About us:

The University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa is the flagship campus of the University
of Hawaiʻi System and supports approximately 20,000 students. The mission
of the School of Communications is to be the primary resource for the
people of Hawai'i, through an integrated program of excellence in teaching,
research and application, to meet the challenges and opportunities of
communication and journalism in the emerging technological, multicultural,
and international context of the 21st century. We place a strong emphasis
on serving Hawaiʻi and the Asia-Pacific region. We offer two undergraduate
programs in the School of Communications, serving approximately 300 active
undergraduates, with an average of 120 graduates per year. Of these, many
select a capstone project related to public relations. Our MA and PhD
programs have a combined enrollment of approximately 60.


For application inquiries, please contact the Search Committee, School of
Communications, at (sc /at/

Closing date:

Review of applications will begin April 24, 2015 and will continue until
the position is filled. Applications received by this date will receive
priority consideration.

School of Communications

University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa • 2550 Campus Road, Crawford Hall 320 •
Honolulu, HI 96822-2217

Tel: 808-956-8881 • Fax 808-956-5396 • E-mail: (sc /at/

The University of Hawaiʻi is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action

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